Meet Puyallup’s new student leaders Part three

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              Ryan Morgan

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? My plan is to coordinate a number of events throughout the year, each quarter having two smaller events and one larger event. Then conclude the year with a concert out in the courtyard.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you? I tend to be really reserved and quiet unless I’m really comfortable with the people I’m talking to. I am also horribly sarcastic, constantly.

What do you do in your free time? I’m really interested in music, so in my free time I like to play guitar, drums, piano, sing….really anything having to do with music..

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? I wish more students knew what resources the college has to offer them.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? Be there. Not just physically, but mentally as well. I found that I do a lot better when I’m fully rested and able to pay attention in class.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? Personally I’m looking forward to growing as a person through the challenges that my job and my classes present me with. Professionally, I am looking for to planning some sick events that students will enjoy greatly!

What is your favorite subject/class in school? I think it’s a tie between Music Theory and the Chemistry class I class I’m taking currently.

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween Costume that you have worn? My favorite Halloween costume was the time I dressed pretty much as a mercenary and walked around Puyallup with a battle axe..

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? I was actually home schooled until last year, so I don’t really have any back-to-school memories in the sense of returning to school

 

 

           Kellsey Blesdoe

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? My plans for the 2013-14 school year are to have new and exciting events that haven’t been done before.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you? Puyallup campus students should know that I am very nice and am willing to help them if they need help.

What do you do in your free time? In my free time I show my animals, I sing, read and hang out with my boyfriend.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? I wish more students knew that Pierce College in general is an amazing place to come to for an education. People may put down community colleges, but this place is a great step toward going on to a university. You get the same education but at a cheaper price.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? My secret tip to do well in class is to get to know teachers so then if you ever need to go to them for something then you already have a connection with them.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? Personally I’m looking forward to finishing up my AA and professionally I want the school to become more spirited and have pride.

What is your favorite subject/class in school? I have a few favorite subjects and they are choir, biology and French.

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween costume that you have worn? The best Halloween costume I have worn is when I was Hermione Granger for three years in a row because my aunt made me a custom robe and I had long hair like Hermione.

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? My favorite back to school memory was when I started dating my now boyfriend at the beginning of my senior year of high school.

 

 

            Ann Bennett

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? To create printed and digital promotions that are attention-grabbers that will inform and motivate students to participate in the events and opportunities that Pierce College and the Office of Student Life has to offer them.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you?

I have lived in Puyallup for 20 years. I am a returning student after staying home to raise my two boys. I am in my second year of the Digital Design program at Pierce Ft. Steilacoom and love it.

What do you do in your free time? Decorate cakes and plan fun, themed birthday parties for my kids. Hiking and camping with my family. Volunteer at my youngest son’s elementary school planning and teaching art lessons.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? The amount of desire and effort that the staff and faculty give to create opportunities for students to succeed and complete their degrees at Pierce. They really want to hear what you have to say and are open to ideas that will improve your experience and lead to your success.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? Put aside all the to-do tasks running through your head and focus on what is being taught, take lots of notes, and don’t procrastinate! Also, make at least one connection with someone in each of your classes – it keeps you motivated, accountable, and hopeful.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year?

I am looking forward to making friendships and professional connections with people and staff on both Pierce campuses and gaining valuable knowledge and work experience. I am so excited to be the Graphics Coordinator here!

What is your favorite subject/class in school? Video production

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween Costume that you have worn? Daphne from Scooby-Doo

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? Starting school at the University of Washington on a warm, sunny September day, loving the beauty and magnitude of the campus, and feeling proud and thankful to transfer there after two years of hard work and study at a community college.

 

 

             Austin Shaffer

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? One of the main things I will be working on this year is managing student voice on committees. It is very important that students are a part of the decisions that are made on this campus, and we are looking for students who want to be involved.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you? They should know that I am ready to listen to them and support them.

What do you do in your free time? To give a non-traditional answer, I like to set and achieve goals. But if you’re looking for a more popular answer, I love basketball.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? There are so many resources available to everyone here. Stop by the Office of Student Life at C210 and we can help you.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? I’d like to hear the secret tip myself. But if I had so say one thing, it would be to commit to greatness.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? As a member of student government, I want to get to know the students I am serving. In the business of school work, I want to find time to listen to what student’s needs are, and make them a reality.

What is your favorite subject/class in school?

So far, I have loved almost every bit of all of my business classes. I have earned a 4.0 in both of them and feel like I’ve had great teachers as well.

What is the best (your favorite) Halloween costume that you have worn? Probably a football player when I was 11. My mom stuffed rolled up towels on top of my shoulders and under my jersey, and I was the buffest 11-year-old you’ve ever seen.

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? The only thing that comes to mind is seeing friends again. Also, there’s just something special about Pierce College.

 

 

           Brian McQuay

In terms of your new position, what are your plans for the 2013-14 school year? I am planning on informing the student body on the several different piece of legislation that may be introduced in the new legislation session beginning in January, starting with the Pay It Forward program event on Nov. 13.

What should Puyallup campus students know about you? That I am here and available for them to bring issues of concern about legislature that they feel may affect them. Also if they just have concerns of something Washington State or Federal Congress is talking about.

What do you do in your free time? I read and when possible go to the mountain or beach.

What do you wish more students knew about Pierce College Puyallup? That their issues can concerns can be brought to the student government and we can get them an answer or possible solution.

What’s your secret tip to do well in your classes? To be honest, I just go to class and pay attention.

Personally and professionally, what are you looking forward to doing this school year? I am looking forward to energizing the student body on legislative issues.

What is your favorite subject/class in school? I enjoy a lot of my classes, but history and the political science classes are by far the best.

What is your favorite back-to-school memory? The excitement of starting Pierce my first day after not being in a college setting for more than ten years.What is the best (your favorite) Halloween costume that you have worn? I haven’t worn one in years, so I could not tell you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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